The Black Death

                                                 by Brianna Diaz Garcia

1.The black plague was caused by the bacterium called "Yersinia Pestis".

Zahler, Diane. The Black Death. Minneapolis: Diane Zahler, 2009. Print.

2. Some symptoms other than swollen boils are fever, chills, vomiting, diarrhea, aches and pains, than finally death. Staff, . "Black Death." A E Networks, n.d. Web. 23 Apr 2015.

3. The bacteria was carried by fleas and the rodents they feed on that would transfer to humans.

KASTENBAUM, ROBERT. "Black Death." Macmillan Encyclopedia of Death and Dying. 2003. Apr. 2015

4. For 500 years the black death had killed over six million people until it ended in 1908.

"The Black Death." Science and Its Times. Ed. Neil Schlager and Josh Lauer. Vol. 2. Detroit: Gale, 2001. Student Resources in Context. Web. 23 Apr. 2015.

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